General Villamil Playas Ecuador, Isla de los Pajaros

The Isla de los Pajaros (Bird Island) is a nesting and breeding center. Located in the province of Guayas, a few minutes of General Villamil Playas. It is the permanent shelter to various species of birds such as pelicans, herons, gulls, blue-footed boobies, patillos, frigates and numerous birds. Bird Island has become a special attraction for ecological tourism, scientific, recreational and adventure.

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  • City:General Villamil (Playas)
  • Sector:South
  • Address:Posorja
  • Schedule of attention:Daily
  • Cost of revenue:Free



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Information of Isla de los Pajaros

The Bird Island is formed by sediments of sand being carried by ocean currents, which through the years, as ongoing training process increases its size. Constitutes a natural habitat for birds, because of its silence, the absence of rats, minimal human presence and abundance of suitable food.

 When digging out fresh water and its surface is covered with salt grass, capers, almonds dwarfs, and as might be expected for a red blanket on the move made by skillful and fast crustaceans known in the region and canquiguas tasqueros.

Because of its characteristics is called Bird Island. Throughout the year thousands of birds of various species such as pelicans, herons, gulls, boobies, sideburns, etc.. Also joined fifty other species of migratory birds that visit the island not only to rest continually, mate or search for supplies but also to die.

In the shell mangrove island lifestyle, men and red or red mangrove, black mangrove also exists, known as iguanero or salty.

In addition, the Bird Island has a very sunny climate during the months of December to April. During these months, temperatures are warm, taking an average of 28 º C. From May to November, temperatures are milder, with an average of 26 º C.

The main attraction of the Island of the Birds are birds, but here also you can enjoy the calm waters, clear and warm make tourists feel the confidence to enjoy them without any risk.

General Villamil, Bird Island


Map Isla de los Pajaros, General Villamil Ecuador

Map of Bird Island, General Villamil Playas



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